Deathtrap by Ira Levin
Director: Julian Mulock
Producer: Sharon Dykstra
Performance Dates: January 19 to February 3, 2024
Sidney Bruhl hasn’t written a hit play for 18 years when he receives a script from a former student that’s a guaranteed success… a chance to rise to the top once again. Is it a shot he’d be willing to kill for? This is a sharply funny thriller full of twists and turns to keep you guessing!
- By appointment at the theatre – 400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill
- Dates: Saturday, October 14 1pm – 4pm, Sunday, October 15th 7pm – 9pm
- Callbacks will be Monday, October 16 at 7:30pm if necessary
Sidney Bruhl About 50 (Flexible). “an impressive, well-tended man”, previously successful playwright and is currently experiencing writer’s block.
Myra Bruhl About 40 – 50. Sidney’s “self-effacing” wife. She is given to anxiety and has heart problems.
Clifford Anderson mid 20’s-30’s. A young, attractive playwrighting student of Sidney’s. Very anxious to have the “Master” review his first draft.
Helga ten Dorp 50’s. An excitable and eccentric, strong Dutch woman who is a well-known psychic.
Porter Milgrim 50 – 60. The Bruhl family attorney and “a man of substance”.
Note all ages are flexible as long as it’s clear that Sydney and Clifford are of different generations
Please read the play before you audition. There will be readings from the script.
- Auditions are to be booked in advance through Producer via email – Sharon Dykstra firstname.lastname@example.org
- Scripts are available from Sharon Dykstra email@example.com
There is a deposit of $20 which is returned at the audition with the script being in good condition.
Rehearsals will begin October 22nd and will be mostly two evenings per week and Sunday afternoons.
The Curtain Club is an award winning community theatre celebrating its 70th season. We are a non-profit, non-equity community theatre group. If you are cast in this show, you MUST become a member. Membership fees are $20 and are due no later than the first rehearsal.